Water is very essential to human life. Humans can only last days without water, in fact research has shown that one could die without drinking water for four days.
Report has shown that many region in different countries around the world are still suffering from diseases like, typhoid fever, malaria fever, polio and other related disease from waters that are contaminated, as confirmed by WHO.
Today government and civil society organization are making remarkable effort to achieve the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), as well as for SDG 6 - which is to ‘Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all’ by the year 2030.
Around the world estimated to be 1.8 billion people now use a source of drinking water contaminated by faeces. Going by this report, children are more vulnerable to become ill, and in some cases even die due to the diseases caused by polluted water.
“The cost of a polluted environment: 1.7 million child deaths a year, says WHO.
Thegreenchild is providing rural dwellers with information on how to disinfect their water, thereby making it safe for drinking, and also ensuring the provision of good water in communities that have no access to water that is safe for drinking, by this action, Thegreenchild aims at reducing the millions of child deaths caused by polluted water every year.